Eugène and Maria Jolas papers : addition
Scope and Contents
This addition to the Eugène and Maria Jolas Papers consists of items which were separated from the printed component of the collection of Eugène and Maria Jolas when the books and serials were cataloged in 1998.
Series I, Items removed from printed works (ca. 1945-86), contains: drafts of writings by Maria Jolas; pieces of correspondence, mainly to Maria Jola from persons such as Allen Binstock and Noam Chomsky; notes by Maria Jolas (usually concerning the book from which the note was removed); clippings; and other items. Series II, Offprints (1932-85), contains writings on a variety of subjects, mostly by persons Maria Jolas knew personally. Series III, Other Printed Items (1938-79), contains issues of journals, an invitation, and a photograph of Lucia Joyce's grave.
Conditions Governing Access
The materials are open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
The Eugène and Maria Jolas Papers: Addition are the physical property of the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University. Literary rights, including copyright, belong to the authors or their legal heirs and assigns. For further information, consult the appropriate curator.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Materials were removed from the printed component of the Eugène and Maria Jolas papers, which were acquired by gift and purchase from Betsy and Tina Jolas in 1989.
1.01 Linear Feet (4 boxes)
Language of Materials
This addition to the Eugène and Maria Jolas Papers consists of items which were separated from the printed component of the collection of Eugène and Maria Jolas when the books and serials were cataloged in 1998. The addition consists of letters, clippings, offprints, and other printed items.
EUGÈNE AND MARIA JOLAS
Eugène Jolas (1894-1952), poet, journalist and translator, was the founding editor (with Elliot Paul) of transition. Maria Jolas (1893-1987), his wife, was a translator in her own right, as well as a school administrator and, along with Eugène, a confidant of James Joyce. More complete biographical sketches can be found in the finding aid for the Eugène and Maria Jolas Papers (GEN MSS 108).
- Guide to the Eugène and Maria Jolas Papers: Addition
- Under Revision
- by Timothy G. Young
- August 1998
- Description rules
- Beinecke Manuscript Unit Archival Processing Manual
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English.
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